Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa), who attracted attention at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, had a negative comment from his opponent, French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur).
“I can’t do anything that crosses the line of making a fool of myself on the gridiron and making my opponent rattle,” Lloris told GFFN on the 10th (Korean time).
Martinez and Lloris faced each other as goalkeepers for Argentina and France in the final of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the 19th of last month.
In the penalty shootout, Martinez danced after blocking a shot by France’s second kicker, Kingsley Coman, and shook his body again when third kicker Aurelien Chuameni missed a penalty kick. In addition, the fourth kicker, Colo Muani, laughed and talked to him as he prepared for the penalty kick, but received a warning from the referee. Lloris watched it all from the other side.
“I’m too rational and honest to do that,” Lloris said.
Fans were furious with Lloris’ remarks. While there are fans who praise Lloris’ serious personality, some fans refuted, “There was no problem with Martinez. 메이저사이트
Lloris, who made his A-match debut in a friendly match against Uruguay in 2008, played 145 A-matches over 14 years, achieving the record for the most A-match appearances in France. In the World Cup, he participated in four consecutive tournaments from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and holds the record for the most appearances in the tournament with a total of 20 matches, beating his teammate Antoine Griezmann (19 matches).
Coach Didier Deschamps said: “Lloris has decided to retire at the very top. I want to pay tribute to his outstanding career. His talent and professionalism have exceeded all records he could break. I give him all my respect and gratitude.” said.